How to setup FileZilla

Once you’ve downloaded and installed FileZilla, launch the program. 

Navigate to File tab > Site Manager menu




Click on New Site to configure the new connection




The recommended (SFTP) settings are as follows:

Host: the server your account is hosted on
Port: 21098
Protocol: SFTP
Logon Type: Normal 
User: your cPanel username 
Password: your cPanel password 




Alternative (FTP) settings are:

Host: the server your account is hosted on
Port: 21
Protocol: FTP
Encryption: Plain FTP
Logon Type: Normal 
User: your cPanel username 
Password: your cPanel password 




Once basic settings are configured, switch to tab Transfer Settings.

Make sure that:

Transfer mode - is set to Passive
Limit number of simultaneous connections - is checked 
Maximum number of connections - is set to 1




Once done, click on Connect.


This is it!
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